Getting there

The Hero Dubai Desert Classic is proud to be on a journey towards a sustainably certified event and we need your help!

Due to the central location of Emirates Golf Club, there are a variety of ways to reach the Hero Dubai Desert Classic by using public transport and helping to support the ‘Go for the Green’ initiative.

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Al Khail Metro Station is located directly outside the front entrance gate. The station lies on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro and is easily accessible from other popular stations such as Mall of the Emirates, Business Bay, Dubai Mall, World Trade Centre and Airport Terminal 3 to name a few.

Centrepoint, Etisalat and Jabal Ali Metro stations offer free parking so you are able to drive there, park your car for free and hop on the metro to Al Khail Metro Station, right at the entrance to Emirates Golf Club.

Metro stations opening hours(for All lines)

Monday to Thursday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM (Midnight)
Friday 05:00 AM - 01:00 AM (Next day)
Saturday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM (Midnight)
Sunday 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM (Midnight)


Taxi drop-off and pick-up will be available for spectators.


Bus number 83, which runs to multiple locations throughout the city, conveniently stops at Al Khail Metro station located directly outside the front entrance gate.


There is FREE parking available at American University in Dubai (AUD) from Saturday 20th January to Sunday 21st which is just across the metro link to the Emirates Golf Course.

Onsite parking:

Should you wish to take your own transport, there will be a limited amount of on-site car parking available.

There will be AED 50 fee per car / day

The AED 50 will be used to plant three mangrove trees in Abu Dhabi which during their lifetime will offset 2,000 miles of car travel emissions.

Let’s put that into perspective…

That’s 30 trips from Dubai to Abu Dhabi
Ten trips from London to Paris
Seven trips from Goa to Mumbai



  • If you are travelling on Sheikh Zayed Road, take the exit at interchange No 5 following signs of Al Naseem St and Emirates Golf Club.
  • If you are travelling on Al Khail Road, take exit 10 onto Al Khamila St followed by First Al Khail St to Emirates Golf Club.


  • If you are travelling on Sheikh Zayed Road, take exit 32 to merge onto Al Naseem St/D 61.